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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -37.1°   Azimuth: 241.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8236 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Grus.

HR8236 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its faintness, HR8236 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8236

Finder chart HR8236 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8236.

HR8236 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8236 are provided in the following table:

21h 33m 23s
-44° 50’ 54”
Image of HR8236 star
DSS2 image of HR8236. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8236 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8236


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8236 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8236. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR8236 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8236 is distant 622.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

190.84 pc
622.14 ly
11 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR8236


Visibility of HR8236 from your location

HR8236 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK